CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La
draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, a place of
personal peace, enchantment and well-being.
Shangri-La Hotel, Edsa,
brings to Manila CHI, The Spa, a private sanctuary of calm, personal space and
timelessness in a "spa within a spa" concept.
Nestled in the hotel's
Garden Wing, this luxury spa features a variety of single, double and specialty
treatment suites. There are also outdoor bathing facilities, relaxation
lounges, a library and a yoga studio with classes. CHI offers treatments based
on Chinese and native Philippines healing concepts, including the traditional
In traditional Chinese philosophy, ch’i
or "Qi" is the universal life force that governs well-being and personal
vitality. For good health to be maintained, it is believed that ch’i
must flow freely within the body and, when blocked, "dis-ease" and illness
Movement is therefore a key element in releasing blockages.
Body massage, exercise, stretching, hydrotherapy, and movement of the mind
through relaxation and meditation combine to assist the body's natural renewal
and form the basis of the CHI spa philosophy.